RTX 2080 Super, MacBook Pro 2018 macOS?

RTX 2080 Super, MacBook Pro 2018 macOS?  


New Member
Joined: 2 weeks ago

Hello guys,

Unfortunately I have a MacBook Pro 2018, 6 Core, 32gb and a Razer Core X v2 and a RTX 2080 Super inside.

I need it for Tensorflow, Cuda 10 and Pytorch.

I tried installing Ubuntu for the last week and I only found a weird "Hack" how to install and boot it onto an external SSD yesterday but I haven't managed to install the Nvidia drivers yet.


Its there a way to install RTX drivers onto macOS Catalina 10.15.2? I found instructions to compile Tensorflow with GPU support and if I find a way to get the RTX drivers onto it I rather stay in macOS.


My last resort is to use Bootcamp and install Windows. I really dislike working on windows and rather not do it that way.


Any advice? I wasted a week on finding that workaround to install ubuntu on a MacBook Pro 2018 and I need to make a decision.

Pending: Add my system information and expected eGPU configuration to my signature to give context to my posts

Mini i5
Estimable Member
Joined: 6 months ago


Nvidia cards are not supported in Catalina or Mojave.

You’ll need to run Windows via Bootcamp.


2018 Mac Mini i5 / 6-core 3.0-4.1 Ghz / 32GB / 256GB / Intel UHD 630 / PowerColor Gaming Station / PowerColor dual-fan RX5700 XT / Mac OS 10.15.3 Catalina / LG 27" 4K display